MonTECH: Improving Lives with Technology

MonTECH provides technology, support, and services that improve the quality of life for Montanans with disabilities.

 

Borrow assistive technologies and adaptive equipment, and receive free, supportive one-to-one training on any devices we loan.  MonTECH ships most items anywhere in Montana; free shipping and return shipping.*

Who can utilize MonTECH?  Any Montanan, any age, with any physical or cognitive challenge including those associated with aging. Do you live in Montana?  If so, you qualify!

*Some loan items are too large or heavy to ship and must be picked up at our Missoula location.

 

Make an Appointment for a Free 1:1 Assistive Technology Consultation

Missoula:  For an in-person or online appointment, or to schedule a call, contact Michelle Allen at (406) 243-5486, michelle.allen@mso.umt.edu.

Billings:  For an in-person or online appointment, or to schedule a call, feel free to use this link.  You can also contact Marlena Lanini directly at (406) 657-2089, marlena.lanini@mso.umt.edu.

 

COVID-19

MonTECH strictly adheres to CDC guidelines for the cleaning of our equipment. We support physical-distancing measures, and offer online as well as in-person appointments, and curbside service for equipment pick-up and drop-off.

Please call or write if you have questions about our COVID-19 protocols:  montech@mso.umt.edu, (406) 243-4539.

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Equipment Loans »
MonTECH loans assistive technology and adaptive equipment. Borrow for 30, 90, or 180 days depending on the loan item. MonTECH also hosts a loan program for adaptive trikes (Wheels Across Montana) in five locations around the state, and a re-use/exchange program.

Demonstrations »
Demonstrations provide a way to explore the assistive technology available for your needs. Compare devices and learn features in a supportive, 1:1 environment. We hold demonstrations at our Missoula and Billings offices as well as virtually using the video-call platform of your choice.

Financial Assistance »
The funding resource guide lists funding sources available to acquire needed technologies and equipment. In partnership with RDI, Inc., MonTECH also offers a financial loan option; successful applicants can utilize this program to purchase home and vehicle modification, adaptive recreation equipment, and assistive devices including hearing aids.

Training »
MonTECH offers numerous Assistive Technology (AT) training opportunities for teams and individuals.

Reuse »
Sell, give away, exchange, or list a need for assistive technology or adaptive equipment free of charge. Post equipment that you need or want to sell on our exchange.


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MonTECH's Upcoming Events

Wed
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Montana AAC Town Hall

June 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri
12

MontCOMM 2022!

August 12
U of M University Theater
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LOAN ITEMS

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WEBSITE ACCESSIBILITY

As part of the University of Montana, the Rural Institute follows the University of Montana Accessibility Resources and Statement. You can find more information by following the links below.

Accessibility Information »
University of Montana Accessibility Resources and Statement »